What can we learn from the past (essentially from the 1970’s) concerning the actual challenges linked to inflation, monetary policy and the banking sector? This is the title of an online roundtable discussion to be organised by the Finance Section of the Hungarian Economic Association on Thursday, 5 October 2023, from 15:00 on Webex and on the MKT’s YouTube channel.

The planned programme of the event:
Barnabás VIRÁG, Vice President, Hungarian National Bank, Member of the Board of the Sustainability Section of MKT
Opening remarks
Laurent FERRARA Full Professor of International Economics SKEMA Business School, Associate Editor, International Journal of Forecasting and International Economics, Former Head of International Macro Division at Banque de France
The determinants of inflation and the role of central banks: Lessons from past oil shocks
Eric MONNET Professor at the Paris School of Economics and director of studies at the School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Paris, France’s best young economist by Le Monde in 2022
Disinflation policies and central bank finances in the 1970s
Kristóf LEHMANN Director, Magyar Nemzeti Bank, Head of the MNB Institute at the Neumann János University
Inflation similarities and differences between the 1970s and nowadays
Balázs SPÉDER Head of Department, Magyar Nemzeti Bank
Inflation shocks and disinflation – experience form the past 50 years

Information needed to follow the event live:
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@magyarkozgazdasagitarsasag
Webex: https://magyarkozgazdasagitarsasag.my.webex.com/magyarkozgazdasagitarsasag.my/j.php?MTID=maf519ce8c7ea21518ec41eb747d3c4e3
Meeting number: 2375 320 4794
Password: Inflation2023